Astronomy Lab 101

Spring 2017

 

Note: Schedule is subject to change without notice

Week Date Experiment Title Reading/ObservationAssignment
1 Jan 24-26 1(I-II) NAAP Lab: The Rotating Sky

The Rotating Sky Student Guide

2 Jan 31-Feb 02 1(III-V)

NAAP Lab: The Rotating Sky

The Rotating Sky Student Guide 

3

Feb 07-09

2

NAAP Lab: Motions of the Sun

Paths of the Sun Guide

Motion of the Sun Take Home Lab  

Sunrise/Sunset times in Fullerton

4 Feb 14-16 3

NAAP Lab: Basic Coordinates and Seasons

Basic Coordinates and Seasons

Student Guide

Motion of the Moon Take Home Lab

Moonrise/Moonset time and Phases in Fullerton

5 Feb 21-23 4

 NAAP Lab: Lunar Phases

 

Lunar Phase

6 Feb 28-Mar 02 5 NAAP Lab: Solar System Models

Basic Solar System Models Student Guide

7 Mar 07-09 6

NAAP Lab: Planetary Orbits

Planetary Orbit Simulator Student Guide
8 Mar 14-16 7

Stellarium -The mass of Jupiter

Stellarium
9 Mar 21-23 8

Motion of the Sun Take Home Lab 

Motion of the Moon Take Home Lab

Sunrise/Sunset times in Fullerton

Moonrise/Moonset time and Phases in Fullerton

10 Mar 28-30 **

SPRING BREAK

 
11 Apr 04-06 9

Nature of Light Spectra

 

12 Apr 11-13 10 Build Your Own Telescope Telescope Properties Handout
13 Apr 18-20 11

The Sun

SoHO Movie Gallery

Select one the top two "large" videos

SoHO Movie Theater

Select LASCO C2 and set start date 

2010-12-12

GONG Latest Images

GONG H-Alpha

NASA SoHO

14 Apr 24-27 12

 

NAAP Lab: Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

 

HR Diagram Student Guide

15 May 02-04 13

UW Hubble's law from Spectra data

 

16 May 09-11 **

 

Make Up lab/Review